The Alliance of Administrators will host its 2010 Administrators Conference on the businesses of churches on April 23-24 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
ATLANTA - One of the world's largest carpet makers has agreed to an $18 million settlement with employees who claimed the company hired illegal immigrants in an effort to reduce wages.
Whether you're still struggling to finish your taxes or you haven't even started, remember that Thursday is the day to either postmark and mail completed returns or file for an extension.
Liberty Square, a 108,752-square-foot shopping center in Hinesville, sold for $6.5 million last week.
Members of the military can benefit from the homebuyer tax credit extension legislation, which has been extended to include sales until April 30.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., recently announced they are seeking $105 million in federal funds to continue the deepening of the Savannah Harbor to ensure the country's fastest-growing container port can accommodate large cargo carriers.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Flower Pot Nursery on March 24.
John G. Wilderman, resident of The Wilderman Group, announced the appointment of Kermit W. Griffin as executive chef at the Richmond Hill City Center. Griffin, who earned his bachelors degree in hotel resort and tourism management from the University of South Carolina, brings more than 10 years of culinary experience to the position, having started his career as a saucier/sous chef at Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia.
With the opening of a new and expanded Dollar General store in Midway, local residents now have a greater selection when it comes to shopping for groceries and other goods.
About 75 vendors sought to make a profitable match with the government during the 2010 Business and Outreach Expo held Wednesday on Fort Stewart.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday that the preliminary unadjusted unemployment rate in metro Hinesville remained unchanged at 8.8 percent in February from a revised 8.8 percent in January. Meanwhile, the number of unemployed workers in the area increased to 2,890, up 34 from 2,856 in January.
RICHMOND HILL - Century 21 Ways Station announced recently that Jolonda T. Greene received her Georgia real estate associate broker's license.
Mike Reed, general manager of NeSmith Chevrolet in Hinesville, recently announced that the dealership is partnering with the Liberty County Recreation Department and Fort Stewart to provide athletes and coaches with baseball equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 through a Chevy vehicle giveaway fundraiser. The effort by NeSmith is part of the Chevy Youth Baseball initiative, a nationwide campaign that runs through July.
At least 12 Richmond Hill luxury condos are slated to hit the auction block on April 17.
ATLANTA - State human services officials will use more than $200 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as an incentive for private- and public-sector employers to hire 20,000 Georgians this summer.
The department is offering huge incentives to employers under two programs, TeenWork, which seeks to hire 15,000 teens this summer, and Jobs for Georgia, which will provide incentives for employers to hire 5,000 adult workers.
This morning was either a winter wonderland or much ado about nothing. I would like to see snow, but we are not the best of drivers on dry roads and ice adds adrenaline to an otherwise pleasantly uneventful commute. Either way, I hope you protected your pipes, pets and plants.
ATLANTA - Recruiting day for the Georgia Ports Authority scheduled for today at the Georgia Department of Labor's Savannah Career Center has been postponed.
SAVANNAH - Comcast recently announced the launch of its new X1 video platform for customers in the Savannah area, including Liberty County.
Atlanta – With snow and icy precipitation in the forecast, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some important insurance and fire safety tips for winter.
You've said it before: "This year, I will make a will. This year, I will make sure that my family is provided for, just in case."
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor will host a recruitment Thursday to help the Georgia Ports Authority fill several jobs in five different occupations.
The Richmond Hill-Bryan County Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting and banquet Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center and named Mark Bolton as the 2013 DeVaul Henderson Award recipient and Fish Tales Restaurant as the recipient of the 2013 Business of the Year Award.
The following real estate transactions were recorded with the Bryan County Clerk of Court from Jan. 6-13:
ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.4 percent in December, down two-tenths of a percentage point from a revised 7.6 percent in November. The rate was 8.7 percent in December a year ago.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting and dinner banquet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Foods of the Farm held a ribbon cutting and grand opening in conjunction with the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday at 11239 Oglethorpe Highway. in Midway. Owners Scott and Theresa Morrison welcomed family, local residents and chamber staffers and members to the event.
ATLANTA - The Internal Revenue Service recently warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.
The Richmond Hill/Bryan County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual meeting and dinner banquet at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Georgia's net tax collections for the month of December totaled $1.75 billion for an increase of $64 million, or 3.8 percent, compared to the month-ended December 2012.
Most soldiers stationed at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will see an average 5 percent increase in their basic housing allowance, according to Chris Curry, housing chief for Stewart-Hunter's Directorate of Public Works.